Local Volunteers RecognizedWritten by Theresa Rose on July 10, 2015
Several area individuals were recognized Friday during the Governor’s Volunteer Awards program and ceremonies held in Ottumwa. This prestigious volunteer recognition program provides all Iowa non-profit, charitable and government organizations with an easy way to honor local volunteers with a state level recognition award.
Nicole Adams, Emma Englehart Joshua Knight, Rebecca Kokjohn, Deana Panos, Samantha Seaba, Cyndi Walljasper, each received an Individual Governor’s Volunteer Award for their participation in the Club M Mentoring program.
Marc Lindeen received a 10 year Individual Length of Service Award for his work with the Iowa Department of Human Rights.
Paul Dennison was presented with an Individual Governor’s Volunteer Award from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.
And Boy Scouts of America Troop 71 of Danville received a Group Governor’s Volunteer Award from the Iowa Department of Transportation.
Criteria includes demonstrating exceptional commitment to volunteerism by helping with a special project or ongoing activities. Exemplary leadership, creativity, cooperation and hard work in the service to others and making an outstanding contribution to state or community thru volunteer service.